Google celebrates its first "fiberversary"; Restaurant chain finds value in big data

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@FierceTelecom RT @broadbandtrends: Google's one year "fiberversary": Market impact not yet quantifiable but immeasurable. Post | Follow @FierceTelecom

> Sonic Drive-in's SVP and CIO Craig Miller has found value in big data and cloud computing. Article

> FairPoint will release its 2013 second quarter results after the market closes on Monday, August 5, 2013.  Release

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> After the success of its show "Under the Dome" this summer, CBS is looking at ways to work with online video distributors to boost the profitability of new shows. Article

Cable News

> The carriage deals that Discovery Communications has with pay-TV distributors wouldn't block it from licensing content to virtual cable services like the one Intel is reportedly developing. Article

> Time Warner Cable confirmed that it is beginning to charge subscribers $5.99 monthly to rent a cable modem, marking the second increase it has implemented in nine months. Article


> There appears to be a lot of pent-up demand for Google Chromecast, the $35 streaming stick that plugs into HDTVs and lets users grab online content like YouTube, Netflix and other streaming services and puts it on TV. Article

And finally ... Teradata's CTO Stephen Brobst says that big data is 'crossing the chasm' from technically oriented organizations to mainstream businesses. Article

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